Unit 7: Play Ball!

Learn these words from the history article by Michael Ruscoe (Inside: Level B, Unit 7).

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  1. professional
    of or relating to or suitable as an occupation
  2. fan
    an enthusiastic devotee of sports
  3. determined
    characterized by great firmness of purpose
  4. troop
    a group of soldiers
  5. resist
    express opposition through action or words
  6. segregate
    separate by race or religion
  7. boredom
    the feeling of being tired of something tedious
  8. captor
    a person who entraps and holds someone else
  9. spread
    cause to become widely known
  10. league
    an association of sports teams that organizes matches
  11. champion
    someone who has won first place in a competition
  12. pastime
    an interest or pursuit that someone pursues regularly
  13. pit
    set into opposition or rivalry
  14. decade
    a period of 10 years
  15. soar
    rise rapidly
  16. patriotism
    love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
  17. popular
    regarded with great favor or approval by the general public
  18. compete
    engage in a contest or measure oneself against others
  19. erupt
    start suddenly
  20. unconstitutional
    not consistent with or according to fundamental laws
  21. countless
    very many; too numerous to be numbered
  22. unfold
    develop or come to a promising stage
  23. honor
    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
  24. ban
    prohibit especially by law or social pressure
  25. success
    a state of prosperity or fame
  26. attend
    be present
  27. hardship
    something that causes or entails suffering
  28. induct
    admit as a member
Created on July 28, 2016 (updated August 15, 2016)

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